• Barry Strauss's 2015 book, The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination, investigates Brutus' assassination of Julius Caesar and how it … [Continue Reading]

    Barry Strauss, <em>The Death of Caesar</em> (2015)
  • The Virtual Memories Show is a weekly podcast featuring interviews by Gil Roth. In Episode 111 of Virtual Memories, scholar and writer Prue Shaw discusses her … [Continue Reading]

    <em>The Virtual Memories Show</em>: Prue Shaw on Time, Memory, Friendship, Poetry, & Art
  • Tamar Adler's article for The New York Times Magazine, "A Manners Manifesto," explores pros, cons, and trends of table manners. "Throughout history, there … [Continue Reading]

    “A Manners Manifesto”
  • In an article for the New York Review of Books, Alberto Manguel investigates the significance of dogs, especially in the context of insults, in Dante's Inferno. … [Continue Reading]

    Alberto Manguel, “Dante’s Dogs”
  • In Season 1, Episode 5 of House, M.D., two of the show's main characters refer to the Inferno while complaining about working a shift in a clinic: House: We … [Continue Reading]

    <em>House, M.D.</em>, “Damned If You Do” (2004)

Welcome to Dante Today

Dante Today is a curated, crowd-sourced repository for “citings” and “sightings” of Dante and his work in contemporary culture.